U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-736

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
31 Mar 1944Stavanger26 May 1944Lorient57 days


Officers *

Oblt. (R) Reinhard Reff

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-736

We have 56 daily positions for the 57 days U-736 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-736 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-736 during this patrol

24 May 1944
Aircraft attack, aircraft shot down:
British Wellington bomber (612 Sqn RAF/L, pilot F/O K.M. Davies)

Bay of Biscay, inbound: the boat shot down the Wellington (killing the crew of six) shortly after being left unable to dive following an attack by a British B-24 Liberator (RAF Sqn 224/C, pilot F/L E.W. Lindsay). The badly damaged U-736 was later escorted into Lorient by five minesweepers.

(Sources: Franks/Zimmerman)

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